English Language 1b/II for EkF (pre-intermediate)

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Course Unit Code712-2102/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated2 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *First Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
FOR40PhDr. Ivona Formánková
LAN20Mark Landry
SLA14Mgr. Karolina Slamová, Ph.D.
CHU01Mgr. Gabriela Chudašová
WLO74Mgr. Andrea Wlochová, Ph.D.
JUR21Mgr. Radka Juříčková, Ph.D.
PEL12Mgr. Barbara Kratochvílová
VAS0004Mgr. Ivana Vašková, MBA
ZUB0006Mgr. Pavla Zubková
SMU0007Mgr. Kateřina Smutná
TRA0015Mgr. Zuzana Trawinská
STI0049Mgr. Barbora Štivarová
KAR0143PhDr. Janusz Karpeta
KIT0021Mgr. Gabriela Kitová
SPU0044Mgr. Kateřina Spurná
SAN0108Mgr. Marie Sandersová, Ph.D.
ZAR0050Vladimír Žárik
Summary
The Business Pre-Intermediate A2-B1:
Units 4 - 6

A student will learn how to proceed during an interview, he/she is able to describe his/her strengths and weaknesses, familiarize with different types of advertising. He/she will learn the basics of negotiating, is able to take minutes.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
The Business Pre-Intermediate A2-B1:

The aim is to acquire communication skill in business English with the output level A2-B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Course Contents
The Business Pre-Intermediate: Units 4 - 6

1. How to find the right job
2. Practicing model interviews
3. Collocations relating to job-seeking, CV
4. Past simple, past continuous and used to
5. Sales vs. marketing
6. Comparatives, superlatives and asking questions
7. Writing a memo
8. Advertising
9. Negotiating, negotiating by e-mail
10. Types of entrepreneurs, companies
11. Modal verbs
12. Organization and chairing meetings
13. Agendas and minutes
14. Credit test


Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
ALLISON, J., EMMERSON, P. The Business 2.0 B1 Pre-Intermediate Student’s Book. Oxford: Macmillan Education 2014. ISBN 978-0-230-43780-7.

ALLISON, J., EMMERSON, P. The Business 2.0 B1 Pre-Intermediate Student’s Book. Oxford: Macmillan Education 2014. ISBN 978-0-230-43780-7.
Recommended Reading:
MASCULL, B. Business Vocabulary in Use. UK. Cambridge University Press 2002. ISBN 978-0-521-77529-8.

MURPHY, R., SMALZER, W. R. Cambridge English Grammar In Use Intermediate Incl Answers 2nd Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2000. ISBN 10 0521625971.

Business Spotlight Economia, a.s. www.business-spotlight.cz ISSN 1214-8377.
MASCULL, B. Business Vocabulary in Use. UK. Cambridge University Press 2002. ISBN 978-0-521-77529-8.

MURPHY, R., SMALZER, W. R. Cambridge English Grammar In Use Intermediate Incl Answers 2nd Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2000. ISBN 10 0521625971.

Business Spotlight Economia, a.s. www.business-spotlight.cz ISSN 1214-8377.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Exercises evaluationCredit10 5